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Ministry of Defence

11-March-2013 14:50 IST

CSD Depots

Performance Audit of Canteen Stores Department (CSD) was carried out by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) in 2008-09. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) selected the subject for examination and report. The Action Taken Notes (ATNs) on the recommendations of PAC have been submitted to PAC by this Ministry in October 2012.

Proposals for opening of new depots of CSD are regularly received from various sources and are considered on merit, after ascertain suitability, necessity, economic viability and other administrative aspects. However, no request has been received from Uttar Pradesh as the state already has four CSD Depots.

The details of the Canteen Stores Department (CSD) Depots along with their location set up in various States are given below-


S. No. Name of States Places of Depots No. of Depots
1. Uttar Pradesh (i) Lucknow Depot

(ii) Meerut Depot

(iii) Agra Depot

(iv) Bareilly Depot

2. Uttaranchal (i) Dehradun Depot 01
3. Madhya Pradesh (i) Jabalpur Depot 01
4. West Bengal (i) Kolkata Depot

(ii) Baghdogra Depot

5. Nagaland (i) Dimapur Depot 01
6. Assam (i) Narangi Depot

(ii) Masimpur Depot

(iii) Misamari Depot

7. Jharkhand (i) Ramgarh Depot 01
8. Gujarat (i) Ahmedabad Depot 01
9. Haryana (i) Hissar Depot

(ii) Ambala Depot

10. Rajasthan (i) Bikaner Depot

(ii) Jaipur Depot

11. Delhi (i) Delhi Depot 01
12. Jammu & Kashmir (i) BD Bari Depot

(ii) Srinagar Depot

(iii) Leh Depot

(iv) Udhampur Depot

13. Punjab (i) Pathankot Depot

(ii) Jalandhar Depot

(iii) Bhatinda Depot

14. Karnataka (i) Bangalore Depot 01
15. Tamil Nadu (i) Chennai Depot 01
16. Kerala (i) Kochi Depot 01
17. Maharashtra (i) Khadki Depot

(ii) Mumbai Area Depot

(iii) Base Depot, Mumbai

18. Andaman & Nicobar (i) Port Blair Depot 01
19. Andhra Pradesh (i) Secunderabad Depot

(ii) Vishakhapatnam Depot

Total No. of Depots                                      35

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri BhismaShanker AliasKushalTiwariin Lok Sabha today.